To build and operate reliable Kubernetes-based systems, you need to understand what's going on below the surface. Core Kubernetes is an in-depth guide to Kubernetes' internal workings written by Kubernetes contributors Chris Love and Jay Vyas. It's packed with experience-driven insights and advanced techniques you won't find anywhere else. You'll understand the unique security concerns of container-based applications, minimize costly unused capacity, and get pro tips for maximizing performance. Diagrams, labs, and hands-on examples ensure that the complex ideas are easy to understand and practical to apply.
Real-world Kubernetes deployments are messy. Even small configuration errors or design problems can bring your system to its knees. In the real world, it pays to know how each component works so you can quickly troubleshoot, reset, and get on to the next challenge. This one-of-a-kind book includes the details, hard-won advice, and pro tips to keep your Kubernetes apps up and runn ...
Algorithms and Data Structures for Massive Datasets
Algorithms and Data Structures for Massive Datasets reveals a toolbox of new methods that are perfect for handling modern big data applications. You'll explore the novel data structures and algorithms that underpin Google, Facebook, and other enterprise applications that work with truly massive amounts of data. These effective techniques can be applied to any discipline, from finance to text analysis. Graphics, illustrations, and hands-on industry examples make complex ideas practical to implement in your projects - and there's no mathematical proofs to puzzle over. Work through this one-of-a-kind guide, and you'll find the sweet spot of saving space without sacrificing your data's accuracy.
Standard algorithms and data structures may become slow - or fail altogether - when applied to large distributed datasets. Choosing algorithms designed for big data saves time, increases accuracy, and reduces processing cost. This unique book distills cutting-edge research papers into practical ...
Blazor in Action
Blazor in Action is a practical guide to building stunning UIs and client-side applications using C# and .NET. You'll use the Blazor frontend framework to create a fun and exciting web application for plotting hiking routes. As you build up your new application, you'll master the key features of Blazor, such as routing, forms and validation, and dynamic and reusable components. By the time you're done, you'll be ready to develop beautiful sites and apps that seamlessly execute your C# code natively in the browser.
The book is written to the most recent stable build of Blazor and seamlessly integrates fresh features from .NET 6.
Interpretable AI opens up the black box of your AI models. It teaches cutting-edge techniques and best practices that can make even complex AI systems interpretable. Each method is easy to implement with just Python and open source libraries. You'll learn to identify when you can utilize models that are inherently transparent, and how to mitigate opacity when your problem demands the power of a hard-to-interpret deep learning model.
It's often difficult to explain how deep learning models work, even for the data scientists who create them. Improving transparency and interpretability in machine learning models minimizes errors, reduces unintended bias, and increases trust in the outcomes. This unique book contains techniques for looking inside "black box" models, designing accountable algorithms, and understanding the factors that cause skewed results.
Interpretable AI teaches you to identify the patterns your model has learned and why it produces its results. As you read, you'll ...
Designing APIs with Swagger and OpenAPI
Designing APIs with Swagger and OpenAPI is a comprehensive guide to designing and describing your first RESTful API using the most widely adopted standards. Following expert instruction from Swagger core contributor Josh Ponelat and API consultant Lukas Rosenstock, you'll spend each chapter progressively expanding the kind of APIs you'll want to build in the real world. You'll utilize OpenAPI and Swagger to help automate your workflow, and free up your time to work on more exciting features. Learn the syntax and structure of OpenAPI definitions, create and iterate on an API design with common tools, and release your API to the public.
Create web APIs that customers and developers will love! Using Swagger, a collection of tools for defining and documenting REST APIs, you will build safe, controlled access to your software. And because Swagger implements the vendor-neutral OpenAPI specification, you'll be building to the same standards adopted by Google, Microsoft, and Amazon.
The Jamstack Book
You'll learn how to lay out and generate a site, set up your own CMS, and add dynamic features like user logins and search functionality. Confusing jargon is demystified. Plus, you'll get the chance to try out different static site generators and find the one that works best for you. Pick up this book today, and you'll discover how the Jamstack answers your need for speed and simplicity.
Cybersecurity Career Guide
Cybersecurity Career Guide unlocks your pathway to becoming a great security practitioner. You'll learn how to reliably enter the security field and quickly grow into your new career, following clear, practical advice that's based on research and interviews with hundreds of hiring managers. Practical self-analysis exercises identify gaps in your resume, what makes you valuable to an employer, and what you want out of your career in cyber. You'll assess the benefits of all major professional qualifications, and get practical advice on relationship building with mentors.
Do you want a rewarding job in cybersecurity? Start here! This book highlights the full range of exciting security careers and shows you exactly how to find the role that's perfect for you. You'll go through all the steps - from building the right skills to acing the interview. Author and infosec expert Alyssa Miller shares insights from fifteen years in cybersecurity that will help you begin your new career with conf ...
Skills of a Successful Software Engineer
Skills of a Successful Software Engineer is a best practices guide for succeeding on a software development team. The book reveals how to optimize both your code and your career, from achieving a good work-life balance to writing the kind of bug-free code delivered by pros. You'll master essential skills that you might not have learned as a solo coder, including meaningful code commenting, unit testing, and using refactoring to speed up feature delivery. Timeless advice on acing interviews and setting yourself up for leadership will help you throughout your career. Crack open this one-of-a-kind guide, and you'll soon be working in the professional manner that software managers expect.
Success as a software engineer requires technical knowledge, flexibility, and a lot of persistence. Knowing how to work effectively with other developers can be the difference between a fulfilling career and getting stuck in a life-sucking rut. This brilliant book guides you through the essential skill ...
Learn dbatools in a Month of Lunches
Written by a group of expert authors including dbatools creator Chrissy LeMaire, Learn dbatools in a Month of Lunches teaches you techniques that will make you more effective - and efficient - than you ever thought possible. In twenty-eight lunchbreak lessons, you'll learn the most important use cases of dbatools and the favorite functions of its core developers. Stabilize and standardize your SQL server environment, and simplify your tasks by building automation, alerting, and reporting with this powerful tool.
For SQL Server DBAs, automation is the key to efficiency. Using the open-source dbatools PowerShell module, you can easily execute tasks on thousands of database servers at once - all from the command line. dbatools gives you over 500 pre-built commands, with countless new options for managing SQL Server at scale. There's nothing else like it.
Learn dbatools in a Month of Lunches teaches you how to automate SQL Server using the dbatools PowerShell module. Each 30-minute l ...
Spring Boot in Practice
Spring Boot in Practice is full of practical recipes for common development problems in Spring Boot. Author Somnath Musib has spent years building applications with Spring, and he shares that extensive experience in this focused guide. You'll master techniques for using Spring Data, Spring Security, and other Spring-centric solutions. Learn how to work with Spring Boot and Kotlin, handling connections for multiple platforms, and how Spring Boot can simplify building microservices and APIs. Each recipe is built around a real-world problem, complete with a full solution and thoughtful discussion.
With Spring Boot, it's a snap to create standalone Spring applications that require minimal manual setup. Spring Boot directly embeds a server like Tomcat or Jetty into your project and preconfigures core Spring settings, third-party libraries, security, and other key elements. It's a big framework, with lots of powerful features. This book provides a rich collection of techniques to help you ...
Grokking Streaming Systems
Grokking Streaming Systems is a simple guide to the complex concepts behind streaming systems. This friendly and framework-agnostic tutorial teaches you how to handle real-time events, and even design and build your own streaming job that's a perfect fit for your needs. Each new idea is carefully explained with diagrams, clear examples, and fun dialogue between perplexed personalities!
Streaming systems minimize the time between receiving and processing event data, so they can deliver responses in real time. For applications in finance, security, and IoT where milliseconds matter, streaming systems are a requirement. And streaming is hot! Skills on platforms like Spark, Heron, and Kafka are in high demand.
Grokking Streaming Systems introduces real-time event streaming applications in clear, reader-friendly language. This engaging book illuminates core concepts like data parallelization, event windows, and backpressure without getting bogged down in framework-specific details. As ...